Morgan County Chief Deputy Mike Corley said the sheriff's department has been looking into the Drake murder.
"I've been here 32 years, and this case comes up at least one time every year," he
Less than a year ago, Corley
went to Cullman County to talk with a woman who said she
had information about the murder.
"We ran down what she
told us and hit another dead end," the chief deputy said.
said investigators face an uphill battle because the original case files are missing.
was not sure who lost them.
The department's case load also makes it difficult for him to assign one full-time investigator to the murders.
"I wouldn't say the cases are cold because we reach out every time we receive some new information," Corley